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Deputy Director Clinical Governance (Risk & Compliance)

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 11 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 58144
  • Category: Management and Executive, Management

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.


  • Permanent Position
  • Full Time
  • Based at The Alfred

Alfred Health Overview

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research, and education. We strive to achieve the best possible health outcomes for patients and our community by integrating clinical practice with research and education. Alfred Health’s three main campuses are The Alfred, Caulfield Hospital, and Sandringham Hospital. 

The Department

The Clinical Governance Unit (CGU) consists of two main staff streams (Patient Safety, Quality & Improvement, and Clinical & Enterprise Risk Management) who work closely with each other and collaboratively with a range of Departments and Committees to support the implementation of the Clinical Governance Program across Alfred Health.

The Role

The Deputy Director Clinical Governance (Risk & Compliance) reports to the Director Clinical Governance and manages Alfred Health’s Clinical & Enterprise Risk Management programs and also oversees the Legal Support Services Department. They also provide leadership and direction in the ongoing development and evaluation of risk management and related systems within a clinical governance framework.

The Deputy Director is responsible for the comprehensive risk management strategy for Alfred Health. They will lead a team of staff to oversee best practice risk management systems and processes across the Health Service.

This important role includes the development and implementation of systems to support risk management, including linkage with strategic, business planning, and performance management systems, education, incident management, complaints management, relevant reporting, and data analysis, and supporting staff to participate in risk management activities.

 Skills/Qualifications Required

  • Experience in clinical risk management in a health service organization
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in a complex environment
  • Experience in the application of Clinical Risk Management principles
  • Ability to communicate and work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Tertiary qualification in health (nursing, allied health, etc)
  • Post-graduate studies in quality, risk or business management is highly desirable

Staff Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Car parking (subject to availability)
  • Childcare services (The Alfred)
  • Onsite Gym (The Alfred)

Winter Worker Retention and Surge Payment

All full-time, part-time and casual Victorian public health workers who are directly employed by a Victorian public health service are eligible for a $3,000 payment if employed as of 15 August 2022 (for the first payment) and 30 September 2022 (for the second payment). Employees who change employers but remain within the public health service throughout this eligibility period are still eligible for the payment. New employees joining a public health service who commence between 1 July 2022 and 30 September 2022 will be eligible for a pro-rata payment based on their time employed. Please contact the hiring manager below if you have any further questions about this.

Enquiries: Dr Lee Hamley, Chief Medical Officer/ Executive Director Medical Services on 03 9076 3332.  

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine and must provide evidence of their vaccination status. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.    


  • Closed 11 days ago - 07 Aug 2022